Hot Planet (Full Version: HD)

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Professors Iain Stewart and Professor Kathy Sykes take a timely look at global warming ahead of the Copenhagen summit, exploring the world’s leading climate scientists’ vision of the planet’s future.
Scientists predict that if global temperatures continue to rise at their current rate, Earth will be one degree warmer within 10 years, two degrees warmer within the next 40 years and three degrees or more warmer before the end of the century. If the Earth’s temperature increases to three degrees warmer than the average pre-industrial temperature, the impact on the planet will be catastrophic. Across the Earth, ways of life could be lost forever as climate change accelerates out of control. This isn’t inevitable, however: climate change is not yet irreversible.
Ingenious technology and science is currently being devised, advanced and tested around the world which could offer solutions for a sustainable future. The question that remains is, can the world embrace and implement them on a large enough scale within an effective timeline? If widespread damage to human societies and ecosystems is to be prevented, global temperature rise must be slowed and eventually reversed.
Hot Planet offers an accurate visual prediction of the planet’s future, based on the findings of over 4,000 climate scientists.

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Michael Shermer: The Believing Brain (Full Version), 1.0 out of 5 based on 3 ratings
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Michael Shermer: The Believing Brain (Full Version)

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On June 9, 2011, the Center for Inquiry-New York City and NYC Skeptics hosted noted skeptic and bestselling author Michael Shermer for a talk about his new book, “The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies—How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths.” The event was held at the Auditorium on Broadway. This is the full video, including both the talk and question-and-answer session.

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2 comments to Michael Shermer: The Believing Brain (Full Version)

  • what about an update from Jesse Ventura. and crossing the orange line at area 51 ?

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  • I would describe this guy as a religious fanatic – he professes to be a skeptic, but he believes everything that is mainstream, not because he has researched – but rather because he simply rejects, or distorts information which conflicts with his incredibly robust internal description of reality. He has a fanatical level of belief, in cultural norms, a totally irrational human being who is afraid of being different.

    How about actually using the scientific method, rather than believing scientific dogma. The power of science is the process, not the institutions – those have become over run by money, self importance and fear of being different.

    I believe three things, I observe, remember and reason – beyond that I have models of reality with various levels of certainty, some strong enough to modify my behavior, others purely speculative. This guy is a complete joke.

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